Sand and shells collected on Folly Beach SC with pastel drawing in hand built wood house with glass siding. This piece is free standing (no hanging required).
7.5″ x 4.5″ x 2.5″
My Dad taught me how to use the table saw years ago. I still use the original saw he found for me at a garage sale. It is small enough to move around my studio and perfect for my needs. I built this small house with wood, sanded, assembled and stained it. The canna lily seeds and stalks were collected outside Redux Contemporary Art Center in the winter of 2016. Pastel drawings of the leaves in summer are added to the sides. Dried cactus, given to me by a friend, covers the roof.
Each house sculpture in this series is a meditation on my detachment and connection with nature. It is my search for wholeness in a modern world fueled by fast-paced technology and materialism.